Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Allows an elementary school district to withdraw from its special education joint agreement program if the district (i) maintains grades up to and including grade 8, (ii) had a 2014-2015 best 3 months' average daily attendance of 5,209.57, and (iii) had a 2014 equalized assessed valuation of at least $451,500,000, but not more than $452,000,000, and the special education joint agreement consists of 6 school districts. Requires approval by the school board and notification to and the filing of an intent to withdraw statement with the governing board of the joint agreement program. Sets forth provisions concerning the notification and statement, the allocation of assets and liabilities, and the effective date of the withdrawal. Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Conditions the withdrawal on the submission and approval of the comprehensive plan, in compliance with the applicable requirements of the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code.